The Wall Street Journal has start-up information and databases of businesses for sale and venture capital. Wealth in the form of money or assets, taken as a sign of the financial strength of an individual, organization, or nation, and assumed to be available for development or investment.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has a number of loan programs. The SBA sets the guidelines for loans while SBA’s partners – lenders, community development organizations, and microlending institutions – make the loans to small businesses.
Local Governments’ Websites – unique or specialized financing sources may be available in your locality. Check appropriate county, municipal, city, or township web sites for information.
Venture Capital firms may be a source of financing. There are a number of venture capital directories on the web. The Infon Venture Capital Directory is free to search and provides some contact information for free.
IRS’ Digital Daily has resources for employers and tax and wage information for new and existing businesses.
The California Employer Advisory Council and local Employer Advisory Councils (EAC) are recognized and accepted by employers and government as the premier information resources for the employer perspective on employment and other workforce development issues.
Quicken.com has accounting and tax information, forms, and other business planning tools.
Knowthis.com is a meta-site with links to marketing-related topics.